Ann Arbor, Mich. and Medellin, Colombia—May 7, 2014—LLamasoft, a global provider of supply chain design software solutions, announced that Grupo Nutresa selected LLamasoft Supply Chain Guru as the standard application for supply chain design throughout the company’s global enterprise. The company is also leveraging LLamasoft Data Guru, a tool that simplifies the creation of datasets for use in business intelligence, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and modeling systems. LLamasoft solutions are going to enable Grupo Nutresa to build a repeatable process for tactical production and distribution planning across its businesses.
Grupo Nutresa is a provider of branded processed foods in Colombia and an important player in the sector in Latin America, with a direct presence in 14 countries and global sales of USD $3 billion across 70 countries. Product segments include cold cuts, biscuits, chocolates, coffee, ice cream, snacks, beverages, oils and pastas.
“After significant analysis of different technologies and service providers, we selected LLamasoft as our ideal long-term partner for supply chain design technology and services,” said Juan Mauricio Montoya Correa, financial and information technology (IT) manager, Grupo Nutresa. “We are eager to begin work with Supply Chain Guru as our primary tool for current and future supply chain operations design and planning.”
According to Carlos Valderrama, managing director of Latin American business development for LLamasoft, “Nutresa is an excellent example of how companies can utilize supply chain modeling technology to create a repeatable in-house process for strategic decision support, and also to showcase how the ability to manage and control large datasets, and get valuable reports from it is at the reach of anybody using our technologies.”